Illustrator Assignments

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Week 8 2020: Game Graphics & Coding

Oct. 12 - 14, 2020

Objective: Export Vector Graphics
Assignment: Code Game Graphics
Details: Using Scratch, import graphics and code your game.
Links: Scratch
Downloads: Scratch Sizes 480 x 360 pixels

 
http://scratch.mit.edu/projects/28278196/

1. Basic X Moving
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6YoWFrqyGg

2. How to Animate a Walking Sprite
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59LPCaHHgO8

3. How to Jump
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfaXb3t6jVI


Scratch Coding Tips: https://goo.gl/photos/nQx1pgzS2VzT6Y4SA

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Monday, October 5, 2020

Week 7 2020: Game Design

October 5 - 8, 2020

Assignment: Game Design
Details: 
You have just been hired to design a video game. Come up with a name, logo, then create your character. 
Links: Scratch
Downloads: Scratch Sizes 480 x 360 pixels

Save As: 04_Game Design_XX.ai
Export As: 04_Game Design_XX.png


-Game Name, Game Logo 25pts.
-Game 1st character 25pts.



Name of and title or logo.


First Level








Monday, September 28, 2020

Week 6 2020: Nine Characters

Sept. 28 - Oct. 2, 2020

Objective: Duplicate & Change
Assignment: Design 9 Characters
Details: Watch the video below. Create nine of your own unique characters.

Save As:
04_9characters.ai
Export As: 04_9characters.png


Video Tutorial

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Week 5 2020: T-Shirt Design

September 21-24, 2020

Assignment: T-Shirt & Pin Design
Description: Create a T-Shirt & Pin Design representing Skills USA for the state of Utah.

Must include the following:
-Color: Red, White & Blue. 
-Text: SkillsUSA, Utah, 2021

Save As: 09_T-Shirt Design_XX.ai
Export As: 09_T-Shirt Design_XX.png






 Video Tutorial:

Illustrator: 008 T-Shirt Design


Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Week 4b 2020: Media Layouts

September 14-18, 2020

Objective: Placing Graphics for different sizes.
Assignments: Business Card, Web Header, Video Title, & Magazine Ad.
Description: Use your logo place in each of the design layouts.
Download Media Template

Save As: 007_MediaLayouts_XX.ai
Save As: 007_MediaLayouts_XX.png





 Video Tutorials:




Monday, September 14, 2020

Week 4 2020: MyLogo

September 14 -18, 2020

Assignment: MyLogo (50pts)
Details: Create your own business and design five different variations of your logo.

Save As: 07_MyLogo_XX.ai

Export As: 07_MyLogo_XX.png
 
Your logo must be a vector art graphics, no images on your logo. You can trace with the pen tool or download fonts to get clip art if you want.



Download: Download 5 Fonts
Description: Download 5 different fonts and Install.

1. Find 5 fonts.
- DaFont: http://www.dafont.com/
- ReFont: http://www.refont.com/ 

2. Download Font
3. Unzip Font (.zip)
4. Install font. (.ttf or .otf) 






-5 logos 100pts

Illustrator Gradient Tool





Illustrator Type Tool
 





Friday, September 11, 2020

Week 3b 2020: Logo Research

Sept. 8 - 11, 2020




Assignment: Logo Research
Details: Research what your logo needs to communicate to your consumers.
Links: https://99designs.com/launch/logo-design/bdcd9bb46fad1420/brief

Background Information
-Name in logo.
-Type of organization or product.
-Target audience.
-Type of Industry.

Visual Style
-Word mark: Organization name in a stylized type/font become the logo.
-Pictorial mark: An image or shape that is easily recognizable is used to represent your business.
-Abstract mark: An abstract shape or symbol in used to convey the values of your business.
-Letter mark: Letters/initials from your business name are used to create a logo.
-Emblem: Organization name enveloped by a pictorial.
-Character: A character or mascot to represent your business.
-Web 2.0: Representing trends from the internet including gradients, rounded corner etc.



Colors
Common associations in Western culture
  • Red: Passion, Anger, Vigor, Love, Danger
  • Yellow: Knowledge, Energy, Joy, Intellect, Youth
  • Green: Fertility, Wealth, Healing, Success, Growth
  • White: Purity, Healing, Perfection, Clean, Virtue
  • Blue: Knowledge, Trust, Tranquility, Calm, Peace, Cool
  • Black: Fear, Secrecy, Formal, Luxury
  • Purple: Royalty, Wisdom, Spirituality, Imagination
  • Orange: Creativity, Invigoration, Unique, Stimulation
  • Gray: Balance, Sophistication, Neutrality, Uncommitted
Cost
- $299 Logo Design.
- $449 Logo Design and Business Card.
- $599 Logo Design, Business Card, Letterhead, Envelop, Facebook cover.